Challenge for Hypertension Prevention and Control Worldwide: The Time for Action

 

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of global preventable morbidity and mortality in adults worldwide.1,2 A strong body of evidence clearly shows that high blood pressure (BP) is the leading and powerful reversible driver of premature deaths from CVDs globally.2 €“5 However, the greatest burden ofhypertension-related deaths and disability occurs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) that have limited resources and a scarcity of prevention and control programs.

Global HTA 2014

Deja una respuesta

Tu dirección de correo electrónico no será publicada. Los campos obligatorios están marcados con *